Asd



autism spectrum disorder; autistic spectrum disorder.
Contemporary Examples

So why do so many people see a lack of empathy as a defining characteristic of ASD?
A Radical New Autism Theory Maia Szalavitz May 10, 2009

Virtually all people with ASD report various types of oversensitivity and intense fear.
A Radical New Autism Theory Maia Szalavitz May 10, 2009

The presence of these projects coincides with a sharp increase in occurrences and diagnoses of ASD cases in the U.S.
Hollywood Takes on Autism Jace Lacob February 23, 2010

“Anyone who has a valid diagnosis of ASD [autism-spectrum disorder] now should not have to get a rediagnosis,” she said.
A New Definition of Autism Could Exclude Many Now Diagnosed, Expert Says Casey Schwartz January 19, 2012

For people with ASD, these empathetic feelings might be so intense that they withdraw in a way that appears cold or uncaring.
A Radical New Autism Theory Maia Szalavitz May 10, 2009

But for the millions of teens and young adults with an ASD, is it a missed opportunity to present a valuable role model?
Hollywood Takes on Autism Jace Lacob February 23, 2010

Also, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with ASD than black and Hispanic children.
New CDC Report Finds 1 in 68 Children Have Autism Spectrum Disorders, Up 30% From 2012 Emily Shire March 26, 2014

Singer believes that the changing numbers are a result of broadening the criteria for who is included under an ASD diagnosis.
New CDC Report Finds 1 in 68 Children Have Autism Spectrum Disorders, Up 30% From 2012 Emily Shire March 26, 2014

“We have come to think of ASD as people with [only] social deficits,” says Singer.
New CDC Report Finds 1 in 68 Children Have Autism Spectrum Disorders, Up 30% From 2012 Emily Shire March 26, 2014

But he adds, “I think most people with ASD feel emotional empathy and care about the welfare of others very deeply.”
A Radical New Autism Theory Maia Szalavitz May 10, 2009

abbreviation
(psychiatry) autistic-spectrum disorder
American Society for the Deaf
atrial septal defect

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